Maria Teresa Aranzabal

Professor Aranzábal is currently acting as Associate Professor at the IE Business School. She has significant professional experience at a senior executive level in international expansion and operational business launch, as well as in brand development and strategic planning.
 In the last years, she has worked as a top management retail consultant advising fashion companies on business management, and has assisted private equity funds appraising retail investment opportunities. She has also worked as retail consultant at McKinsey & Co. and in mergers and acquisitions at Goldman Sachs. In addition, she was Deputy General Manager of Springfield, International Director and Marketing Director of Grupo Cortefiel. She holds an MBA from the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania (US) and she graduated in Economics and Business Administration from the University Pontificia Comillas (Spain). Academic Background MBA, Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, (US). Double specialty in Strategic Planning and Finance. Bachelor in Business Administration, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, ICADE E-2, Madrid (Spain). Professional Background • Partner, Alir Fashion Retail Advisor, México and Spain, 2005-Present • Business Partner, M&E Retail Advisors, Spain, 2009-2014 • Retail Expert Advisor, Advent International, Spain, 2005-2007 • Commercial General Manager, KA International, Spain, 2004 • Grupo Cortefiel, Spain, 1992-2003 • Deputy General Manager, Springfield, 2001-2003 • Marketing, Strategy and International Expansion Director, Springfield, 1999-2000 • International Expansion and Franchise Director, Springfield, 1997-1998 • Assistant to the CEO and International Expansion Director, Grupo Cortefiel, 1994-1997 • Marketing Director, Grupo Cortefiel, 1992-1993 • Senior Associate, Mckinsey & Co, Spain and Argentina, 1990-1992 • Summer Associate in Mergers & Acquisitions, Goldman Sachs, London (UK), 1989 • International Banking Analyst, Irving Trust, New York (USA), 1986-1987 Other areas of collaboration, NGOs • Board member, Family Business Chair, Deusto University, San Sebastian (Spain), 1998-Present • Board member, Fundación Novia Salcedo, Bilbao (Spain), 2013-Present • Executive Member, Rotary Club, Madrid, 2014-Present

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Channel Management and Retailing (Coursera)

Understand how channel management and retailing can improve performance in your business. Nowadays, a distribution strategy is part of the DNA of many companies and a correct channel management is key for the success of your product. Distribution plans need to be prepared for the long run, combining [...]
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Fundamentos del marketing mix (Coursera)

En este curso haremos una introducción a las cuatro Ps del marketing (producto, precio, promoción y plaza), y te hará analizar estratégicamente tu producto o servicio.
Average: 1 ( 3 votes )

Marketing Mix Fundamentals (Coursera)

Marketing Mix Fundamentals prepares you for arguably the most important stage of bring your product to market - how and where are you going to market it? It sets out a detailed introduction to the four P’s of Marketing (Product, Pricing, Place and Promotion), this course forces you to [...]
Average: 5 ( 4 votes )

Gestión del canal de distribución y retailing (Coursera)

Hoy en día la estrategia de distribución es parte del ADN de muchas empresas y la gestión correcta de la misma es fundamental para el éxito de tu producto o servicio. Los canales necesitan ser planificados a largo plazo combinando las siguientes áreas principalmente: perfil de compañía, estructura de [...]
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